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>> reporter: denise, the commissioner told us tonight that gun used was so small, you could fit it in the palm of your hand. now, the gunman had a concealed weapons permit for about the past four years in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to norm
is in the newsroom with details for us. mary? >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim stumbled into a carryout store after somebody shot him several times. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene as police responded over the 1500 block of braddish court around 1:00 this afternoon. officers found the victim lying injured on the ground. medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. right now, police say they're searching for at least one suspect. denise, back to you. >> tonight, police say they do not have a motive for the shooting. >>> an man spends a few days out. tonight, he's back behind bars. but as gigi barnett explains, the family is upset the victim got out in the first place. >>> over the labor day holiday, james william king had several days of freedom. he's been behind bars since august 17th, when anne arundel county police arrested him for shooting and killing 43-year- old calvin young. but a judge released him friday. prosecutors didn't know king was free. and the victim's family didn't know either. >> we were surprised that he was allowed to be out. and we didn't expect
at college. now her death is sparking some action. mary joins us now with the fallout on the murder of yeardley love. >> a college campus dedicates an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. it's happening now at the university of virginia, five months after the death of yeardley love. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating when police say her ex-boyfriend, attacked and killed her inside her off-campus apartment. >> beautiful young woman who had everything going for herself. there's no reason she shouldn't be here. >> today's students, faculty and staff, participated in an event called day of dialogue. featured discussions, a resource fair and a public art project called lines of darkness and light that veiled the collins university historic rotunda with black fog. both love and huguely played well cross at uva. they said today, athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig l
of us enough to sacrifice their love. >> reporter: this ceremony comes on the 9th anniversary on the 9/11 terror attack. for a brief moment each soldier was remember. their names read allowed. and an id tag played. >> kenneth cropper died 20 march 2002. >> it remind me how my life has hanged. >> reporter: his unit was activated on the night of the september 11 attack. >> heart ache that we face daily even goes after eight years i don't think everyone fully understands that. >> reporter: this ceremony is support for families still grieving and soldiers so far away. >> we still have a loot of work -- lot of work to do and we have a lot of people still serving in harm's way and i pray we don't lose too many more. >> ceremonies a florida pastor continues to stir up controversy. jones threatened to burn the koran over plans to build a muslim center. activist on both sides of the issues staged rallies near the site. >>> we are following a developing story out of iran. one of three americans accused of spying in that country a year ago will soon be freed on bail. they were detained after they
temperatures. >> reporter: you see the sunshine out there. we have a frontal system that could bring us, maybe, and we need it, a shower. take a look at radar to our west. a brief line of showers popping up over poardles of high -- portions of ohio. it may get windy and turn a lot cooler. it's eye very -- a very warm day today. take a look at the computer. we have for tomorrow, extreme fire danger. because of the winds expected tomorrow. a red flag warning for jersey areas. and for the rest of the entire state there, fire weather watch. be careful outside the next few days, until we get some rain, which doesn't look like we have a great chance of getting that rain over the next couple of days. very couple. with any cookouts, campfires expected. >>> bernadette in the outback with a look at the record we broke today. bernadette? >> reporter: we all know it's been a very warm summer. and that may actually be an understatement. but now it is officially the time with more 90-plus degree days than any other. we hit 91 degrees. that means it is the 55th time this year we've hit 90-plus days. previous
. >> reporter: the police commissioner praised overall response. >> i would give us high marks for how it all perseided. there were missteps and no one caused anyone's safety. >> reporter: hop incans -- hopkins never closed. >> i was happy about the feed back and they were like, oh, my gosh, are you okay and seeing the sniper, i was like, wow, this is intense. >> reporter: the gun was so small, it could fit in the palm of your hand. at johns hopkins, i'm mike hellgren, eyewitness news. >>> and right now, the doctor, who's a father of two is still recovering and expected to survive. >>> stay with wjz-13 for a complete coverage of the shootings remember, wjz-13 is always on. for updates on the investigation and the doctor's condition, go to wjz.com. >>> we have breaking news to tell you about from overnight. several were injured in a four car accident on i-695 near perry parkway. the collision caused a car to flip over and one was hospitalized with nonlife threatening injuries and several were treated on the scene. one tried to flee the accident and he's facing charges. >>> and now on to anothe
. employees used the acid to make etchings into stone. >> authorities are not concerned aboutap explosion. but they are worried about the safety of crews inside. this acid can cause respiratory arrest and burn right through the skin to the bone. >> but we do have our medical director and ems personnel on site here to actually manage any medical crisis should it occur as a result of this spill. >> hazmat specialists use a base to neutralize the acid; meanwhile, investigators are still trying to figure out what caused such a massive spill. >> reporter: private contractors will come in and remove the substance. despite all of the potential danger we saw today, no one was injured. we're live in southwest baltimore, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> okay, weijia, thank you. the other businesses that were evacuated include a small recording studio, a hardware warehouse, and a countertop manufacturer. >>> tonight, there are more casualties from a devastating barn fire just over the maryland border. mary is in the newsroom with the latest. >> the number reported dead in the charlestown fire h
, the frederick county health department has placed water restrictions at the center. it's being used to flush poit toilets toilets and -- flush toilets and do laundry, but nothing else. >> we're providing water for the showers for right now. we're going to run a hose over so that patients can have showers. >>> roofs being tested for the bacteria is not required by law. but the state says many hospitals and nursing homes do it anyway. a spokesman for tranquility says they do not. >> what should we check? there should be a uv light system or something on there to protect the people that are there. >> reporter: in a statement, the spokesman says the company is doing everything possible to protect residents, staff and visitors, in case they are the source of the bacteria. the two patients bring the total number of cases up to 76 so far this year in maryland. the cdc says between 8 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with the disease annually. 10 showed symptoms of the disease but tested negative. >>> there is a 10-day wait to see if the patients were exposed. that's when the water test results wil
he was distraught over her prognosis. and used a tiny, 32-caliber cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, hitting dr. david cohen with a single shot to the stomach, before killing his mom and then himself. >> it's a very, very small weapon. the whole thing could be concealed in the palm of your hand. >> reporter: partis had a permit to carry a concealed weapon in virginia. but he had no criminal record. >> reporter: partis lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia. his brother said he'd make the driver to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was getting treatment to battle cancer. and he thought her health was not improving. >> i guess he thought she was suffering a lot. and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >> the fbi is helping baltimore city investigators research any warning signs, whether partis had acted erratically recently. >> i think it all acted quickly. i think based on what we've seen in the crime scene, based on how the evacuation of the doctor played out. >> reporter: he just wanted to stay with her. and to be with her. >> repor
hit and he only gets nine months. >> reporter: the family tells us that they were hoping for a sentence that would deter other drink drives, but they think serving less than a year in jail is much of a deterrent. >> no matter what was going on, had a little smile on his face. and if you asked him how he was feeling he would say better. >> reporter: this week 27-year- old lorson pled guilty to possessing heroin and driving while intoxicated that night. he will serve six months in prison. for killing the 16-year-old boy, lorson will have probation for three years. he'll have to go to drug counseling, put an interlock on his car and go to drug counseling. >> it's crazy that you would do more time for possession of heroin than killing somebody. i don't understand it. >> reporter: the family is struggling with the skwrurbl system allowing the driver to plead guilty to the lesser charges and not to fatally injuring the teen. >> the stronger the state's case is the less than want to give up. the weaker the state's case is, the more willing they'll give up something in order to g
turk is tracking the high temperatures for us. bob? >> cooling rain. might see some next week. for the time being, just a hot afternoon. and a hot evening. but it's going to be a lot cooler this weekend. take a look at these numbers. today, we tied the record that was set back in 1970. that was 95 degrees. and that's where we are this afternoon. got to 95. the average high is only 76. average low is only 53. so far today, 95, 70. but i promise you, by the weekend, much cooler temperatures. there we go. 1970. by the way, yesterday in 1970, it was 98 degrees. so that was the hot year. and this year, well, i guarantee, when you see much cooler temperatures. this may be the last 90-degree day we say this year. hopefully. >> all right, bob. thank you. >>> a bizarre crash in whitemarsh leaves a woman dead. tonight, police say they know what led up to the accident. skysky eye chopper 13 over the scene of the parking lot in whitemarsh mall. police say yesterday, a 22-year- old woman was caught shoplifting inside ika. workers in the store took her name and then released her. moments la
: and as a private citizen jessamy plans to work on an anti violence bill. >> don't let us be fighting for vote, let us fight together for the future of this city. >> reporter: no argument there. >> the tough part, making baltimore safe starts now. >> reporter: as the democratic party nominee for city state's attorney, greg bernstein still has a general election but there's no appreciable opposition. reporting from east baltimore, i'm pat warren, now back to you on television hill. >> we invite you to stay with us for the latest on campaign 2010. >>> new tonight, the university of virginia is remembering a student from baltimore county who was killed last spring. tonight, black drapes are hanging along the columns of the school's rotunda. the gesture is in honor of yardley love. the ribbons are to symbolize hope for what happened last month. >>> a bold man to make the howard street train tunnel safe is unveiled today. this after a massive explosion inside the tunnel nine years ago sparked years of blame between the city and tsx. new tonightgigi barnett explains what's going on. >> it is a long list
that honors the families of fallen men and women who died on 9/11. >> you can track the group's progress using gps. go to wjz.com for the latest. >>> the ravens regular season is under way. some of the purple birds biggest fans turn out at bells point before 6:00 a.m. on the holiday to prove it and with a strong preseason, some fans are talking super bowl already. don't forget you can see the ravens kick off this season next month against the new york jets. catch all the action right here, beginning with the pregame show at 6:30. we will gladly move out of the way for that to happen at 6:30. >> one week from tonight. plane down over vegas, coming up next, how a small plane wound up in a residential street just streets down from the vegas strip. >>> like everybody else, maryland state fair officials have been sweating it out. i'm pat warren, coming up on eyewitness news. they're hoping that cooler temperatures and beiber fever will help balance things out. >>> i'm bob turk, i'll have your complete warning forecast coming up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbread
there are several other businesses. employees used it to make etchings out of stone. >> reporter: because it is acid, they are not worried about explosion. but they are worried about safety of crews inside. this acid can cause respiratory arrest and burn right through the skin to the bone. >> we have our medical director and ems personnel on site here to manage any medical sites. >> hazmat specialists use a base to neutralize the acid. meanwhile, investigators are still trying to answer what caused such a massive spill. >> and the next step is for private contractors to come in and remove the substance. despite all of the potential danger we saw here today, no one was injured. we're live in southwest baltimore tonight, weijia jiang. >>> the other businesses that were evacuated included a small recording studio. a hardware warehouse and a countertop manufacturer. >>> more than two dozen horses killed in a devastating barn fire. tonight, reports that more remains have been found. denise is in the newsroom with details. >>> the number of horses killed in the charlestown fire has reached 29. the flames
the watches and warnings for us is bob turk. >> we do have heavy rain in portions of the region. take a look at radar, around washington county and western fredrick county, it continues to rain out there from hancock to fredrick. they've had heavy rain in the last hour. south of the baltimore metro area and south washington from east to cambridge and across southern portions of the western shore just a few light sprinkles and showers showing up right now. but i think we do have a possibility of heavy rain later on tonight. because of that there are watches and advisories in effect. bernadette woods is live to look at the region for tonight. >> bob was describing with all of the heavy rain. with all the heavy rain we did have flood flash warnings in effect for a lot of the area. we could see more warnings posted as we head through the morning hours into tomorrow morning. coastal flood warnings in effect for all of the towns and the cities. it's tapping into even more offshore, so we're going to see rounds of heavy rain continue on and off. >> thank you very much bernadette and bob. check on t
usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia mitchell was struck in the head multiple times. d'lana simmons was still inside when they arrived. she said she hit her aunt with a club and there was blood on it. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood and blood spatter patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name is on a mailbox here, told the 9-1-1 operator, quote, i hurt my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in police custody on murder charges. >> reporter: and at this point, police are still looking for a motive in the attack. back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, pat warren. >> in tonight's campaign 2010 report. the race for governor has been a close one since former governor bob ehrlich announced he would challenge governor martin o'malley. but tonight, one candidate has an edge. vic has the newly released rasmussen poll. >> tonight, it is a rematch. and tonight, rasmussen research shows that o'malley is leading ehrlich, 57% to 47%. that's the first time the democra
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